Songs of a Dead Dreamer

Songs of a Dead Dreamer is a 1986 horror short story collection by American writer Thomas Ligotti.wikipedia
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Thomas Ligotti

Songs of a Dead Dreamer is a 1986 horror short story collection by American writer Thomas Ligotti.
In 2015, Ligotti's first two collections, Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe: His Lives and Works, were republished in one volume by Penguin Classics as Songs of a Dead Dreamer and Grimscribe.

Subterranean Press

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In 2010, Subterranean Press republished the book with author revisions, making it the definitive edition.

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Songs of a Dead Dreamer is a 1986 horror short story collection by American writer Thomas Ligotti.

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It has been acknowledged as one of the seminal collections of modern weird horror fiction by Ligotti's peers, such as Ramsey Campbell.

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Many of its stories show the influence of Ligotti's literary idols of horror such as H.P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe.

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Many of its stories show the influence of Ligotti's literary idols of horror such as H.P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe.

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It was re-released in an expanded and revised edition in 1989 by Carroll and Graf.

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The serial killer story "The Frolic" was filmed in 2007 (directed by Jacob Cooney, based on a screenplay co-authored by Brandon Trenz and Ligotti).

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*DJ Spooky's 1996 album of the same name was inspired by the collection.

Songs of a Dead Dreamer (album)

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*DJ Spooky's 1996 album of the same name was inspired by the collection.

Masquerade of a Dead Sword: A Tragedie

"Masquerade of a Dead Sword: A Tragedie" (1986) is a short story by American writer Thomas Ligotti, an American horror writer, in his debut collection, Songs of a Dead Dreamer.

Grimscribe: His Lives and Works

The book was Ligotti's second short story collection to be published, following Songs of a Dead Dreamer.